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Yule Ball Spirit Week, Rally, and Dance

A week prior to our annual Winter Formal dance, our ASB organized a Harry Potter themed spirit week. This week was particularly inclusive and simple, as it aimed to engage the students. Monday was ‘Robe Day’, where students wore robes to mimic the iconic wizardry fashion. Tuesday was ‘Fred & George Day’, where students paired up with a twin to honor Fred and George Weasley’s relationship. Wednesday was ‘Riddikulus Day’, which was a Harry Potter take… Read More »

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Phoenix Matters

In its first year, the NJHS chapter at Imagine Cortez Park decided to make sure that each of its members and the community was shown that it mattered. Our Phoenix Matters project had the ICP NJHS chapter painting graffiti in the neighborhood, cleaning up trash covering a one mile radius of the school, collecting food for thanksgiving dinners for our community and donating time and money to non-profit organizations that feed homeless. In total the NJHS chapter at ICP volunteered over 350 hours… Read More »

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Ryan's Playbooks

While researching service opportunities, we came across Ryan's Playbooks, sponsored by DoSomething.org. We printed out templates and spent an afternoon with 60 students making activity books for school-aged children in hospitals. We made math puzzles, crossword puzzles, word-searches, coloring pages, artistic challenges, and word scrambles for over 200 patients. We delivered these books to St.Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. We have a second delivery, yet to be made.  Read More »

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National Principals Month
Washington, DC, October 1 - October 31

October is National Principals Month, and NASSP honors the hard work and dedication of America’s principals all month long. National Principals Month is your opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.

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Chapters in the Spotlight

Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.

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